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off >> it's humiliating for us that live in the second congressional district and i'm angry with him for that. >> speaking out against congressman jesse jackson jr. is he cutting a deal, prosecutors hoping to stay out of prison. >> we're here with reaction to reports of a plea deal talk. >> he is under federal investigation for breaking campaign finance law. >> i really am angry at him because i was very supportive of him being bill. >> that anchor given the extended absence of jesse jackson jr. is mounting, first reports of used campaign funds to decorate his $2.5 million washington home and now the latest bombshell being reported by the sun times the $40,000 in campaign cash was used to buy it prolix watch for a female acquaintancea rolex watch for a female friend. as soon as the sun times story broke there were multiple reports that the congressman who came into victory tuesday has long been working with the fed's on the plea deal that would bear him jail time. his name came up in 2008 and led to the conviction of gov rod blagojevich, jackson denied involvement and w
have. his widow today told us that her husband who most knew by his childhood nickname of bobble realize that his lifelong dream of being a chicago firefighter when he was 43 years old. he liked helping people and so he really wanted to be with the firefighters that's where he thought he could help people. some told us that he always had a smile on his face and a good word for others and he served as a mentor for many and shared his love of cooking, especially dry rub. he was renowned for his barbecue and there are a lot of guys that can really cook well he can really put it together. he was willing to help you in any way that he could. he was actually teaching me how to drive to get my certification. when you work with him if you know she was working and you knew you were going to have a good day. kevin hornsby stopped by the engine company tonight to pay his respects it was his apartment where he had his final call monday night. i was grateful because they saved my life. >> he is survived by his wife and their three children the youngest daughter is still in college. we are li
but she was a five year-old girl who loved to play, witnesses tell us firefighters pulled her limp body from a bathroom in the basement of this home she later died at vista medical center the little girl was the only one in the basement when the fire started around 11:00 this morning firefighters arriving at the scene within minutes were confronted with intense smoke and heat, there was only one smoke detector in the basement and it did not have a battery it only took 3 gal. of water and less than 15 minutes to put the blaze out a little girl, a kindergartner was overcome by smoke the fire was possibly started by a match igniting a plastic basket full of clothes the fire chief and i wouldn't confirm if this could be a case of a child playing with matches. we have determined that it was a fire that was set by a flaming hand-held device but who said it or if it was accidental we cannot determine that she was the only one in the basement. she was very bubbly and she loved to play everywhere. she would come over to my house and just play with all of the toys we had she would love to play w
the mother's reasoning today dan ponce joining us live tonight. details of this gruesome double homicide shocking the entire naperville community throughout the day we have learned about these two young victims justin in bolivia they were unrelated but they certainly spent a lot of time together and they both loved thai corn doughtae kwon doe. thai corn dough instructorhis instructor says he was a standout student who was close to earning his black belt. and he just loved doing it and he was good at it. police say justin was stabbed an estimated 100 times by his own mother before she killed five year-old olivia a girl she had been babysitting olivia was also a martial arts student who worked with the same teacher. losing a student is tough because my whole purpose was to see people grow and become better each and every day. a memorial for the victims outside the crime scene continues to grow into the community struggles to understand how this could have happened. this is stuff you read about, this is not stuff that happens here. they're doing their best to comfort each other and trying t
viewers are now joining us, thanks for coming on board. let's go right to what you are most interested and that is the presidential battleground state florida. it looks like president obama has a smidgen more overall vote. now we go to pennsylvania, 62 percent barack obama. in ohio that is very similar to the type of voter in pennsylvania 36% of the precincts reporting a slow going their 54-46 for the president at the moment. and as they say no republican goes to the white house without ohio now let's check in with the hometown crowd. you are on jackie. >> i am here with the co-chair of the obama campaign bill daley also former chief of staff welcome just a few minutes ago so,. so calm. >> there has been no major change. >> are you hearing more than what you are seeing at the media? >> things are rolling out as was expected virginia is the same way, ohio is still early into that looks very close with the president is in a strong state what you think the keys were so far in getting these votes? >> i think they are incredible campaign operations in the volunteers. i think it's reall
this in an exclusive interview tonight. >> tell us about the federal investigation, which you can share on the record. >> there's nothing i can share on the record. this is the first time we have heard from mrs. jackson since reports surfaced that she is under federal investigation like her husband. tonight she makes it clear that work is where things are going even though city records show that she has missed more city council meetings than any other aldermen. they're concerned about how they will see and educate their children and how they're going to get employed especially if they're unemployed. this week she says that she is held a meeting with 20 + constituents about the former property. tonight the u.s. 42 road expansion. the room was filled in as the only topic on the table was construction of what she refused to say more about any plea deal are possible indictment and her family she did say this about the congressman's house his condition is status quo tonight. we are hoping that he does better so i want to take this opportunity to thank everyone for keeping him and in their prayers and for
supporters in backers who might otherwise stay away come to the polls for us. >> the people's verdict in chicago and the world's media already in position at mccormick place, the stage set security, tight. the end of the trail along every step of which he has worked to set himself apart. >> we know america has always done better, we have always promised everybody gets a fair shot. everybody is playing by the same rules, that's what we believe, that's why you'll elected me in 2008 and that's what i am running for a second term as president of the united states. >> the president pushing for a high turnout in his final day on the campaign trail his opponent still at a pushing for a wave of support as he continues his campaign. a razor-thin margin separating these two candidates, this late in the game everything is on the line, today mitt romney is a wondrous day on the campaign trail, this is his last stop before voters make their decision tomorrow. run these people say they have knocked down 13 million doors and tried to sell the romney message to 59 million voters they made contact w
u.s. cellular field she has been called on qualified because she filed for bankruptcy three years ago but kraft says that was a personal matter that doesn't reflect on her ability as a ceo, >> i absolutely do think she is qualified i think we resolved that issue yesterday the board voted for their executive director now we move on i look forward to working with mayor emanuel on all kinds of important issues. >> she starts her new job next week. >> he was kicked out of the illinois house now he is trying to get his job back tuesday derrick smith talked with wgn about new charges against him. >> ohio, ohio. the latest unemployment numbers released just days before the election. what do you think of the numbers? let's talk about them. that was me... the day i learned i had to start insulin for my type 2 diabetes. me... thinking my only option was the vial and syringe dad used. and me... discovering once-daily levemir® flexpen®. flexpen® is prefilled. doesn't need refrigeration for up to 42 days. no drawing from a vial. dial the exact dose. inject by pushing a button. flexpen®
at the ceremony u.s. marine tommy johnson the son of fallen chicago fire captain herb johnson who was laid to rest thursday after being killed fighting a fire last week. some here pointing out that a life of service is passed down through the generations. >> it's really a special day. veterans day is unique. and it's something where everybody in this country ought to take some time to think about those who served. >> sean lewis, wgn news. >> and there are more questions than answers tonight about the resignation of general david petraeus as head of the c.i.a. citing an extramarital affair for reason for quitting, petraeus handed in his resignation to president obama on thursday. petraeus' affair reportedly with his biographer came to light after possible hacking of the general's personal email account. that investigation reportedly started after broadwell sent threatening emails to another woman. former c.i.a. director general michael hayden says the resignation is sad but the c.i.a. is in good hands. >> it's a tragedy it's
voting >> stay with us for the latest on the election. you can go to our website or follow-ups on twitter. tune in wednesdaytuesday night as we begin our live coverage at 7:00 >> power outages, gas lines, and housing problems continue in the aftermath of hurricane sandy.. with another storm on the way later this week. in the six days since the storm hit, more than a hundred people in ten states have died.. and hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses are still without power. there are long lines to buy gasoline.. and rationing is now in effect in northern new jersey. overnight temperatures are dropping into the 30's in new york and new jersey. a nor'easter is expected to hit the area by wednesday.. with a potential for high winds more beach erosion, rain and flooding. new york city mayor michael bloomberg says 30- to 40- thousand people in his city alone may need housing. governor andrew cuomo says many people are now living in homes that are uninhabitable. >> when the temperature drops in the heat does not go on at that is when there uninhabitable. we're going to hav
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